Enable serial port on Raspberry Pi
This post describe how to enable the serial port avalaible on Raspberry Pi connector. By default it is used by the Linux console and you can not use it for another usage. We will disable the Linux console mode for… Continue Reading
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Kaido last edited by
I can't find the /etc/inittab file all i find is 2 folders init and init.d
I'm surprised, initab file is standard linux file and present on all systems. Would you mind tell me what distrib you installed on your Pi ?
are you under user root ?
JohnDoe last edited by
@Charles Note that the latest version of Raspbian is based on Debian Jessie, which now uses Systemd, no longer SysVinit. So /etc/inittab doesn't exist anymore.
oh, thanks for the information, I used some Jessie on other boxes but did not noticed they have no inittab (because I don't have to use it).
Nice to know, for sure this will avoid me searching next time ;-)
CuriousCat last edited by
Then what should I do if the /etc/inittab doesn't exist any more? As I still want to disable Serial login through that file.... Any other file should I edit on instead?
the original blog article has been updated, you can look into if you neeed more information.